Meet our Team

Students come first, always, and the Vermont State University experience is designed to empower students to thrive in their personal and professional lives. With that, we’re committed to making the admission process easier. Whether you have questions about your application or want to learn more about the VTSU community, our dedicated admission team is here to help. We’re excited to meet you!

Contact Admissions anytime at Admissions@VermontState.edu or 888.398.VTSU (8878)

Undergraduate Admissions Counselors

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

    Susan Fredette can help with questions about:

    Nursing (AS), Nursing Online Degree Completion Program (BSN), Practical Nursing (CT)

Elga Gruner

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Williston Campus

    Elga Gruner can help with questions about:

    Dental Hygiene (BS), Dental Hygiene Online Degree Completion (BS), Professional Pilot Technology (BS), Radiologic Science (AS), Respiratory Therapy (AS), Counseling (MA), and Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)

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Admissions Counselor

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

    Moses Harris can help with questions about:

    Exercise Science (BS), Health Promotion (BS), Health Science (BS), Physical Education (BS)

Senior Admissions Counselor

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

    Jack Lareau can help with questions about:

    Practical Nursing (C), Nursing (AS), Paramedicine (CT), Veterinary Technology (AAS), Undeclared

Porsche Johnson, Admissions Counselor

Admissions Counselor

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Johnson Campus

    Porsche Johnson can help with questions about:

    General Studies (AA), Fine Arts (BA), Fine Woodworking and Furniture Design (AA), Fine Woodworking and Furniture Design (BFA), Holistic Health (BS), Literature and Writing (BA), Music (BA), Music Education (BM), Theater Arts (BA)

Amanda Ley

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

    Amanda Ley can help with questions about:

    Applied Business Degree Completion (BS), Biology (BS), Business Administration (BS), Environmental Science (BS), Health Promotion (BS), Mountain Resort Management (AS), Outdoor Education, Leadership, & Tourism (BS), Physical Education (BS), Resort and Hospitality Management (BS), Sport Management (BS), Wildlife & Forest Conservation (BS)

Admissions Recruiter

  • Department

    • Admissions

    Justin Rathbun can help with questions about:

    Online Programs: Business Administration (BS), Business Administration (AS), Criminal Justice (BS), General Studies (AA), Interdisciplinary Studies (BA), Psychology (BA)

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

    Jacob Rogenski can help with questions about:

    Advanced Software Development (CT), Architectural & Building Engineering Technology (AAS), Architectural Engineering Technology (BS), Automotive Technology (AAS), Data Science (BS), Diesel Power Technology (AAS), Civil & Environmental Engineering Technology (AE), Construction Management (BS), Construction Management (AAS), Computer Information Systems (BS), Computer Information Systems (AS), Computer Software Development (CT), Electrical Engineering Technology (BS), Electrical Engineering Technology (AE), Electromechanical Engineering Technology – Electrical (BS), Electromechanical Engineering Technology – Mechanical (BS), Information Technology (BS), Information Technology (AS), Mathematics (BS), Mathematics (AS), Manufacturing Engineering Technology (BS), Mechanical Engineering Technology (AE), Renewable Energy (BS), Software Engineering (BS), Software Engineering (AS), Statistics (BS)

Associate Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

    Patrick Rogers can help with questions about:

    Undergraduate Online Students Admissions Team and Process

Admissions counselor, Neil Sinclair

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Williston Campus

    Neil Sinclair can help with questions about:

    Aviation Maintenance Technology (AAS), Dual Enrollment, Early College, Vermont Academy of Science & Technology (VAST)

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

    Rachel Smith can help with questions about:

    Nursing (BSN), Nursing (MSN)

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Admissions Counselor

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Lyndon Campus

    Dylan Thorburn can help with questions about:

    Animation and Illustration (BFA), Applied Psychology & Human Services (BS), Atmospheric Sciences (BS), Communications (BA), Communications (AS), Creative Writing (BA), Education: Early Childhood & Special Education (BA), Exercise Science (BS), Graphic Design (AA), Graphic Design (BA), Human Services (AS), Music Business & Industry (BS)

Associate Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

    Paul Winters can help with questions about:

    Undergraduate Admissions Team and Process

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

    Joe Zeitler can help with questions about:

    Anthropology, Archaeology & Geography (BS), Criminal Justice (BA), Forensic Psychology (BS), History (BA), Political Science (BA), Psychological Science (BS), Psychological Science (AS), Social Work (BSW), Sociology (BA)

Graduate Admissions Counselors

Nate Ball, Admissions

Associate Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Lyndon Campus

    • Johnson, Martinetti

    Nate Ball can help with questions about:

    Graduate and International Admissions Team and Process

Admissions Counselor, Alan Reichard

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Johnson Campus

    Alan Reichard can help with questions about:

    Bachelor’s Programs: Inclusive Childhood Education (BA), Inclusive Adolescent Education (BA), Early Childhood and Special Education (BA), Early Childhood Education Online Completion (BS); Master’s Programs: Art Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Business Administration (MBA), Dance Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Early Childhood Education Online Completion (BS), Education, Elementary Education – Inclusive Childhood Education (BA), Education, Secondary Education – Inclusive Adolescent Education (BA), Education: Early Childhood and Special Education (BA), Educational Leadership (MA), Educational Research (MS), Foundations of Education – Ind. Designed (MA & CAGS), Inclusive Childhood Education – Elementary and Special Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Inclusive Childhood Education – Elementary and Special Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Leadership Studies (MA), Learning, Design, and Technology (ME, Certificate, & CAGS), Middle Level English Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Middle Level Math Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Middle Level Science Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Middle Level Social Studies Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Music Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Principalship Endorsement Sequence, School Psychology (EdS), Secondary English Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Secondary Math Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Secondary Science Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Secondary Social Studies Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Special Education (Interdisciplinary; Initial Licensure; Sequence for Waiver Recipients), Special Education (Educational Research), Studio Arts (MFA), Theater Arts Education (MA & Post-Bacc), Graduate Continuing Education (Nonmatriculated student registration)

International Admissions Counselors

Nate Ball, Admissions

Associate Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Lyndon Campus

    • Johnson, Martinetti

    Nate Ball can help with questions about:

    Graduate and International Admissions Team and Process

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Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Lyndon Campus

    Sara Connolly can help with questions about:

    International Students

VAST and Early College Admissions Counselors

Associate Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

    Brandon Kennedy can help with questions about:

    Dual Enrollment, Early College, Vermont Academy of Science and Technology, and Undergraduate Admissions Process

Admissions counselor, Neil Sinclair

Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Williston Campus

    Neil Sinclair can help with questions about:

    Aviation Maintenance Technology (AAS), Dual Enrollment, Early College, Vermont Academy of Science & Technology (VAST)

School and Community Outreach Coordinator

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

    Bridgett Taylor can help with questions about:

    Dual Enrollment Vouchers and Admissions Process

Campus Visit Coordinators

Hailey Demers, Admissions

Campus Event & Visit Coordinator

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Lyndon Campus

    • Randolph, Johnson

    Hailey Demers can help with questions about:

    Visits and events at the Johnson, Lyndon, and Randolph campus locations.

Admissions Van Le

Campus Event & Visit Coordinator

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

    • Killington

    Van Le can help with questions about:

    Visits and events at the Castleton, Killington, and Williston campus locations.

Administration

Adam Bickle

Director of Digital Marketing and Analytics

  • Department

    • Admissions

Assistant Director of Enrollment Communications

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Randolph Campus

Cathy Donohue, Content Manager, Enrollment

Content Manager

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Johnson Campus

Associate Director of Enrollment Operations

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

Director of Enrollment Operations

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

Staff Assistant to the Office of the President

  • Department

    • Admissions
    • Office of the President
  • Primary Office Location

    Johnson Campus

Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment Services

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus

Director of Enrollment Communications

  • Department

    • Admissions
  • Primary Office Location

    Castleton Campus